This selection of photographs
provides a glimpse of modern African life that needs
to be uncovered but is all too rarely covered in the
The thirteen images offer an antidote
– albeit a brief, selective and partial alternative
– to the relentless association of Africa with
famine and disaster revealed in the Imaging Famine exhibition.
To even speak of ‘Africa’ is problematic,
as it’s a continent of 57 countries, nearly 900
million people and a wide range of conditions and cultures.
How, then, can such diversity be pictured?
the work of Panos photographers, are a start and we
are grateful to Panos Pictures for providing them.